DUI Driver Sentenced to Prison in Crash That Killed Motorcyclist

A drunk driver convicted of hitting and killing a motorcyclist on his way home from three bars in Temecula was sentenced to ten years in prison. 

Christopher Henry was convicted of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and DUI for the crash. 

Prosecutors said Henry was driving back from Temecula after visiting three bars on Aug. 1, 2015 when the crash happened.

At about midnight, he was driving on West Lilac Road near Bonsall when he swerved off the road, plowed into a tree and hit a motorcyclist, 60-year-old Richard Rodriguez. Rodriguez died at the scene.

Henry has a prior 2008 DUI conviction from Riverside County.

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